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Training for Researchers

ADRC-Scotland’s Public Engagement team understands that researchers need to be supported to develop their own public engagement activities and they developed a one day workshop designed to help researchers across Scotland develop greater understanding of public engagement in research and develop a plan for engaging the public in their work. The workshop had 30 attendees and focused on those undertaking research using secondary data for research purposes and the ways in which the public can be engaged in these particular projects.

It is an expectation of most funders and universities that researchers will undertake some form of public engagement either during the research process or prior to funding, this workshop will help you develop plans for public engagement and involvement in your own research area

The workshop covered:

  • Background to public engagement
  • The need for public engagement in administrative data research
  • The public perceptions of research using administrative data
  • How to begin the process of public engagement
  • Who to engage in your research
  • Developing public engagement events

If you would like further details of this training please contact Carol Porteous from ADRC-Scotland carol.porteous@ed.ac.uk


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